UK shoppers flock back to the stores as bumper retail weekend looms - short news
Sales surge but footfall is still down markedly from pre-Covid pandemic level
Shoppers are expected to flood to high streets and shopping centres in England and Wales this weekend after a bumper week, particularly for clothing and homewares sales, as people make the most of the reopening of non-essential stores.
Visitors to high streets, retail parks and shopping malls rose by 90% from Monday to Thursday compared with the same days in the previous week, thanks to the reopening..
source: The Guardian - 16.04.2021